No need for state of emergency in Japan

No need for state of emergency in Japan
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  • calendar-gray 03 July 2020

Japan's Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga (pictured) told the press on Friday there is no need for the country to reintroduce a state of emergency, despite the coronavirus cases in the capital raising in the past days, APA reports citing Teletrader.

The newly confirmed increase in infections was mostly seen with a younger population, Suga noted, while the more serious cases seem to be on a decline.

The Asian nation announced it would lift its state of emergency back in May, with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe asserting the country aims to shift its focus to economic revival.

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